Jazz, Pakistan’s primary 4G operator and the biggest web and broadband service supplier facilitated Namal Institute through the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown in instructing college students with out entry to the web or a wise machine. The product, ‘Business Line’, launched by Jazz Business, the nation’s largest digital and ICT options supplier, gave college students entry to pre-recorded lectures on a free-of-cost cellular quantity.
Using this function of Business Line, the institute’s professors file their lectures over the telephone and share them with the scholars through a cellular quantity. The college students then name the quantity and hearken to the lecture.
“The remote learning solution we offer demonstrated our commitment to quality education in terms of content and interactive digital tools. During the lockdown, it was clear that we had to combine technology and education to ensure that our learning outcomes are not negatively impacted, especially for students from underserved regions”,” stated Syed Ali Naseer, Chief Business Officer at Jazz.
“Namal serves a large variety of students mostly coming from remote areas. Pandemic posed a huge challenge to us as more than 50% of our students had to face connectivity issues. In this troubling scenario, we needed a solution to keep teaching our students. Thankfully, Jazz came forward with an innovative solution that gave access to pre-recorded audio lectures to all our students,” stated Dr. Umar Farooq, Assistant HOD of Business, Namal Institute.
Jazz additionally partnered with a number of different instructional institutes to facilitate e-learning. Jazz Business offered particular web packages and MiFi units to the employees of AIOU, LUMS, University of Lahore and Root Millennium, fixed-line knowledge options to the employees of LGS, and an unique bundle for entry to Knowledge Platform’s on-line instructional libraries. Affordable weekly and month-to-month knowledge & voice packages had been additionally launched for straightforward utility of lecturers in addition to college students.
Even previous to the pandemic, Jazz has actively been working to make the most of its assets and digital instruments to supply higher studying alternatives to college students. The cellular operator additionally launched Jazz Parho, an Android-friendly cellular app, which supplies college students free-of-cost entry to studying assets.